[darcs-users] darcs weekly news #15

Guillaume Hoffmann guillaumh at gmail.com
Sun Feb 1 10:48:17 UTC 2009

Hi from the new editor!
DWN *is* back for good.

News and discussions
1. Petr Rockai is working on a new Storage.Hashed module, a cleaner and
   more performant replacement for SlurpDirectory, hopefully allowing
   noticeably faster diff-related commands:
   * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-January/017280.html
   * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-January/017510.html

2. Buildbots are being adapted as part of the switch to Cabal that will
   occur in the next major release of darcs:
   * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-January/017480.html

3. Using gitit + darcs backend as a new wiki for darcs.net ?
   Discussion and experiments are going on:
   * http://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/darcs-users/2009-January/017393.html

Issues resolved in the last week (3)
issue1310 Trent W. Buck
 * create merged \darcsCommand{add}.
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue1310

issue1313 Trent W. Buck
 * Clickable ToC and xrefs in PDF user manual.
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue1313

issue1333 Petr Rockai
 * Improve "cannot push to current repository" warning.
 * http://bugs.darcs.net/issue1333

Patches applied in the last week (22)
2009-01-28 Petr Rockai
 - Relax regex and parsec dependencies in darcs.cabal.
 - Cabal: Look around for diff and sendmail properly.

2009-01-28 Eric Kow
 - Update push-formerly-pl.sh test for issue1333
 - Canonize Don Stewart, Petr Rockai, Benedikt Schmidt and Spencer Janssen

2009-01-28 Petr Rockai
 - Resolve issue1333: Improve "cannot push to current repository" warning.

2009-01-27 Eric Kow
 - autoconf: Fix definition of SENDMAIL macro when sendmail is not found
 - autoconf: Define BIGENDIAN instead of setting it.

2009-01-26 Petr Rockai
 - Relax a few version constraints in darcs.cabal.
 - Add missing doublequotes to multiple tests.

2009-01-26 Trent W. Buck
 - Accept issue1266: warn on init inside a repo.
 - Have autoconf forget about .hs.in.

2009-01-25 Petr Rockai
 - Drop autogeneration of Autoconf.hs, use CPP instead.
 - Produce -DPACKAGE_VERSION="..." programatically in Setup.lhs.
 - Replace ThisVersion.hs generation within Setup with some simple CPP.

2009-01-25 Eric Kow
 - Add -fglasgow-exts to Darcs.Patch.Show
 - Remove stale import from Darcs.Commands.ShowRepo

2009-01-24 Petr Rockai
 - Flip the repo test over to Cabal.
 - A grand unified pwd hack.
 - Refactor version machinery in Setup.lhs.

2009-01-24 Trent W. Buck
 - Resolve issue1310: create merged \darcsCommand{add}.
 - Resolve issue1313: Clickable ToC and xrefs in PDF user manual.
 - Test for strace first.

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